|Native to||South Sudan|
|Ethnicity||Didinga (Chukudum, Lowudo)|
The Didinga language (’Di’dinga) is an Eastern Sudanic language spoken by the Chukudum and Lowudo peoples of the Didinga Hills of South Sudan. It is classified as a member of the southwest branch Surmic languages (Fleming 1983). Its nearest relative is Narim.
The New Testament in the Didinga language was dedicated in March 2018.
- De Jong, N., 2001. The ideophone in Didinga. Typological studies in language 44, pp.121-138.
- Fleming, Harold. 1983. "Surmic etymologies," in Nilotic Studies: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Languages and History of the Nilotic Peoples, Rainer Vossen and Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst, 524–555. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer.
- Odden, David. 1983. Aspects of Didinga phonology and morphology. Nilo-Saharan language studies, pp.148-176.
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